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advantage of a vacation to contact three systems in paris, and speak to representative who knew about those three systems. we then confirmd that interview in a phone call with some emails. >> great. >> so let's have jack come up because he can talk to you about the story of our interviews, why we conducted them and some of the information we got from those interviews. >> thank you. and as sharon mentioned when we do our interviews we have two people present and make records of them, so in doing so to continue we spent ten months of our subsequent investigations investigating the muni. during this time muni management continued to insist that using switchbacks as a traffic smoothing tool was good for the majority passengers, yet digging deeper the civil grand jury discovered in fact that the muni had no evidence one way or another about the use or abuse of switchbacks. this was because as many managers repeatedly told us switch backs are commonly and frequently used in other transportation systems around the world. according to one manager" they're part of transportation 101 and a bas
paris. the eiffel tower. it didn't cost me a dime. >> hemming way walked on these stairs, and so did i for free. here is my wife brenda in a bakery. it was free. the city looks wonderful, doesn't it? let me tell you, it looks better when you are here and it isn't costing you anything. so how did i pull all of this off? well let me show you. this time it doesn't come down to dollars and cents. it comes down to miles and points. my flights were paid for with frequent flier miles i gathered by flying american and using this credit card. this british airways card gave me 100,000 miles just for signing up. brenda signed up too. that's how we were able to stay in this five-star hotel along with a three-star place for a couple of days. sidewalk cafes are great. she was paid with the proceeds from this aarp card. the card gave me 5% back on every purchase we made for six months. and then brenda got a card and we did it again for another six months. three cards, two years of planning and one nice trip. >> it is really just about being savy and maximizing every single dollar you have. you don't
walking through paris. the eiffel tower. it didn't cost me a dime. >> hemming way walked on these stairs, and so did i for free. here is my wife brenda in a bakery. it was free. the city looks wonderful, doesn't it? let me tell you, it looks better when you are here and it isn't costing you anything. so how didll all pull all of ths off? well let me show you. this time it doesn't come down to dollars and cents. it comes down to miles and points. my flights were paid for with frequent flier miles i gathered by flying american and using this credit card. this british airways card gave me 100,000 miles just for signing up. brenda signed up too. that's how we were able to stay in this five-star hotel along with a three-star place for a couple of days. sidewalk cafes are great. she was paid with the proceeds from this aarp card. the card gave me 5% back on every purchase we made for six months. and then brenda got a card and we did it again for another six months. three cards, two years of planning and one nice trip. >> it is really just about being savy and maximizing every single dollar you
lived in paris for a bit. i went to spain. i went to italy, i went to ger nanny. i sort of did a lot of europe and read a lot of books. mostly about feminism. >> rose: really? >> yeah. >> rose: why, just understanding where women were. >> yeah. >> rose: today. >> yeah, kind of. a lot of that. >> rose: but did you develop a greater appreciation of sort of where women are, the empowerment of women, you know -- >> i also went, i think there is a lot of work to be done but yeah, absolutely. i did a lot of that but i think it was hugely i left school at 16 so i don't have -- a college. >> rose: you were a goofy kid. >> i was a goofy kid, i was that on occasion. >> rose: you were never a goofy kid. >> no. so i felt like i wanted to sort of take a year out and read, really, and just-- it was fun. >> rose: so i came out of that and started working again. >> rose: how do you know when you're ready to get back on the train? >> a friend of mine who is a director called-- and said come on, come and do this fill well me. and that was it. >> that was it. >> rose: but if he called sex months earlie
by both president paris and president clip torn. >> stuart eizenstat, "the future of the jews." this is booktv on c-span2. >> tell us what you think about our programming this weekend. you can tweet us at booktv, comment on our facebook wall or send us an e-mail. booktv, nonfiction books every weekend on c-span2. >> so i, our book is science left behind, and it's about the rise of the anti-scientific left. we call it feel-good fallacies and the rise of the anti-scientist left. as ken said, my name's alex, and i've got my ph.d. in microbiology from washington. just a little bit about me, my background is entirely microbiology. a friend of mine said i look like an ubergeek in that picture, so i thought i'd put it up there. we grew all sorts of extremely smelly bacteria in that thing. i went to the university of washington in 2004, and i got my ph.d. in 2010 and immediately became editor of real clear science, so i've been in the real world for two years. so my personal science philosophy is rather straightforward and simple. if you're not an expert, it is best to accept what is
and paris, we see the triumph of the developed world cities. but the success of the city in the developed world is nothing relative to what's happening in the developing world. we've recently reached that halfway point where more than half of humanity now lives in urbanized areas, and it's hard not to think on net that's a good thing. because when you compare those countries that are more than 50% to those less than 50% urbanized, the countries on average have income levels that are five times higher. gandhi famously said the growth of a nation depends not on its cities, but on its villages. with all due respect to the great man, on this one he was completely and utterly wrong. because, in fact, the future of india is not made in villages which too often remain mired in the poverty that has plagued most of humanity throughout almost all of its existence. it is the cities, it is bangalore, mumbai, it is delhi that are the places that are the pathways out of poverty into prosperity. they are the places that are the conduits, the channels across civilizations and continents and the place whe
this person he was working the sound system at a paris festival parents complained that set off a heated exchange between the parents and the rev. and now the fallout is the reverend has stepped down. the 14 year- old teenager accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 65 year-old woman vallejo made his first court appearance today. photos show him in court prosecutors say they will try kavier king because of the nature of the crime. bail has been set at four in a half-million dollars. he faces 10 counts of murder and torture kidnap and rape. six of the council could lead to a life prison sentences is content to play next week. >> president obama is in cam body of the last stop in his three nation tour of asia. is there for the east asian summit. we heard from one of the president's aides president obama had an intense meeting with prime minister of cambodia. the president also met with china's premier today. is a the first meeting between the two countries. >> if congress fails to cut a deal on the fiscal cliff this year the scramble to do so in january could collide with a high-st
'oreal paris in betancourt. >>> 42 minutes past the hour. bonnie schneider has the thanksgiving forecast. it's looking pretty good out there. isn't it, bonnie? >> it is. we're watching out for windy weather, alina. that holds true from bismarck to minneapolis. wind gusts could be as strong as 48 miles per hour. in parts offed in we're also facing snow. so blowing and drifting snow from areas of grand forks into fargo. it's going to be a little bit messy for your thanksgiving day travels. gusts will be climbing up to 45 miles per hour. elsewhere across the country, we're also tracking dense fog. so clouds on the ground from paducah, kentucky, cape girardeau, to memphis, tennessee. low clouds. i think it will improve by 9:00 am. if you are flying today -- many of you are trying to catch that early flight in time for your tirky. in minneapolis and soelt where we've had rain showers and low clouds. where it's not raining, millions of people will be out and about. new york city. the parade weather looks fantastic this year. bright sunshine and temperatures in the 40s. climbing into the low 50s fo
wagner. she can now add another title to all of her big wins. just won the grand prix of france in paris this weekend. good morning to you. >> good morning. thank you so much. >> what a season you've had already. win after win. national championship, skate america, the four continents and most recently the grand prix of france so it must be just blowing you away. >> you know, it's been a dream season. i'm so proud-of-everything that i've accomplished so far, and, you know, all this hard work that i've put in is really starting to pay off so i'm on cloud nine. >> called yourself the almost girl and consider calling yourself the it girl. >> i think i've finally gotten rid of that. no longer feel like the almost girl. can i say i've gotten rid of that title and i'm now the it girl so i'm excited. >> you are skating in a holiday special this week. >> pandora holiday members on ice, great skaters, joanie rochette and brian boitano and it's a holiday weekend on nbc. >> you'll be skating to the classic "joy to the world." i will take your beautiful jacket. thank you. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
. and it matters. thank you for make sure we know what's happening. >> do you go over to paris yet? >> no r, it's expensive. >> hitchhike. >>> coming up, you conditioned afford to wait until the opening bell rings. #. >>> if we go over the fiscal cliff, global business travel association estimates that u.s. biz travel spending will take a $20 billion hit in the short term. but how about the long term outlook? find out next. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. >>> what are the long term effects for business travel if the economy falls off the fiscal cliff? the gbta predicts the reduced deficits and lower interest rates will lead to growth in the economy and an increase in business travel spending. >>> welcome back. now to the weather channel. reyno
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